Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Too Faced Magic Mushroom Eyeshadow / Review and Swatches

Too Faced Magic Mushroom Eyeshadow

Too Faced Magic Mushroom Eyeshadow

Too Faced Magic Mushroom Eyeshadow

Too Faced Magic Mushroom Eyeshadow

Too Faced Magic Mushroom Eyeshadow Swatches

Too Faced Magic Mushroom Eyeshadow Eye Swatches

Eye Swatches

Morning loves! If you’ve been following my blog for a while then you probably know that Too Faced is one of my all time favorite brands. There is not a single item I’ve tried from them that I didn’t like and they always manage to impress me with their products. One thing I never reached for in the store though, was their eye shadows. For some reason I though they wouldn’t be comparable with my MAC or UD ones and didn’t really care to even swatch them. I of course, couldn’t be more wrong! Last year I got a little Too Faced kit as a birthday present and this little beauty was rolling around the pouch, begging me to try it. And I did. Needless to say, this triggered my obsession with Too Faced eye shadows and now I have quite a few of them! :)

I will definitely do a Too Faced eye shadow collection at some point but as of now I am presenting you my absolutely favorite one – Magic Mushroom ($18). This little gem is part of Too Faced Exotic Color Intense line and it’s such a stunning, beautiful color that is very unique and doesn’t look like anything else I’ve laid my eyes on! It is this gorgeous light pink-y color with emphasis of gold running through it. In the pan Magic Mushroom looks quite pink but once you put it on it transforms into a beautiful light rose gold. The cool thing about this eye shadow is that it kind of changes it’s color a bit depending on the lighting and could appear more cool-toned (like in the hand swatch) or warmer. I am sorry that the camera cannot seem to do proper justice to the color, but so you know – it’s ever prettier in person! :) Magic Mushroom is a lovely iridescent shimmer but not overly so. It is perfectly suitable for daytime wear, as it looks quite natural and not too over the top. What I adore about this particular shade is that it catches the light so well and brightens up my complexion beautifully. The lovely blend of colors makes my green eyes pop nicely. I like to wear Magic Mushroom on its own, all over the lid, as I love how it opens up the look. Usually, I pair it with some sort of bright fuchsia lipstick and I am ready to go! <3

As for the formula of Too Faced eye shadows goes, I would say it’s brilliant! They’ve reformulated them a while ago and it is absolutely fault free now. The shadows are creamy and soft as butter and apply like charm. I feel like Too Faced eye shadows are ever creamier than my MAC and Urban Decay ones, which is amazing! They blend effortlessly onto the skin and a little goes a long way. The color pay-off is incredible, almost as pressed pigments. I have never experienced any fallouts and the eye shadows stay in place for the entire day, even without primer. Too Faced shadows are also Vegan-friedly and Paraben-free. Great!

The only downside for Magic Mushroom, as well as the other eye shadows from the range is the price tag. $18 for a single shadow is pretty steep but I am always willing to pay more for a brilliant product and these are exactly that. The packaging is to die for, the color is absolutely gorgeous and the formula is spot on! I highly, highly recommend checking Too Faced shadows if you have the chance. I promise you – you won’t regret it! <3

Have you tried Magic Mushroom before? Do you love it as much as I do? Have you tried any Too Faced eye shadows yet?

Lots of love,
 

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22 comments

  1. Wow I'm in love! Haven't tried any Two Faced products before (slap herself on the writsts) But this eyeshadow is just gorgeous! Oh my :)

    It suits you green eyes beautifully too!

    Lovely review <3

    Mlhauken // Beauty, Lifestyle & a bit Fashion

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  2. What a gorgeous shade - I wouldn't even have considered it to be perfectly honest, but it looks subtle and stunning and sheer so you've completely changed my mind. Lovely! Xx

    http://makeupbycandlelight.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. Too Faced eyeshadows are amazing! I need to check this shade next time I'm at Sephora! xx

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    1. I haven't tried anything from Too Faced because it's not easy to hold of here where I live. But if the eyeshadows are even better than MAC and UD + that super sweet packaging... well you got me hooked. Browsing e-shops starts right now! BTW, gorgeous photos.

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  5. AMAZING post hun, I'm ashamed to say I haven't used any Two Faced products before but this totally convinced me! Loved it! Thanks dear!

    Liana x
    Dress Code Chic

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  6. I love Too Faced! I have two palettes from them and they have dramatically improved their eye shadow quality in the past years. I'd say they're almost as good as UD shadows. :)

    Magic Mushroom looks gorgeous, I need to have it! :D

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  7. Beautiful colour, it looks gorgeous on! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

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  8. I've never tried any Too Faced products. Love the packaging of this eyeshadow and the shade is fab! It's gorgeous on you! x

    Leanne | makeupblast.blogspot.ie | bloglovin.com/blog/3923219

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  9. The color of the shadow is beautiful but, the packaging is the best part!

    Jessica
    the way to my Hart

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  10. Love the eyeshadow its neutral and great for everyday use!! love it!! great post! :)
    xx Janice

    UnwrittenDetails.blogspot.com

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  11. Ah this shadow is so pretty and looks amazing on your eyes, love it!

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  12. Not sure I like the packaging but it's such a cute eyeshadow x

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  13. Oh my god. This is stunning!! What an amazing color!

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  14. I enjoyed your review although I had never heard of this particular product. But more than that, the close-up photos of your eye are amazing. Love your blog!

    The Beauty Maniac in Tokyo

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  15. omg, just fell in love with this color !
    it looks so good on you, and your eyes... amazing !

    MissManzanna.Blogspot

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  16. What a gorgeous color! It looks beautiful on you.

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  17. the colour is so pretty and it looks very pigmented! xxx

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  18. I've been looking for a cruelty-free replacement for a favorite old Prescriptives eyeshadow, "Rose Powder," and "Magic Mushroom" looks like a contender.
    I'd really prefer that it have a neutral, pink, or silvery sheen, but I think gold will be all right as long as it isn't too blatantly yellow-y.

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